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What We Do
We break down barriers to help organizations realise the benefits of increased diversity on boards by accelerating the placement of women board directors.
Board Search with a Gender Agenda
We make it simple to find the exceptional women that take companies to the next level.Learn More
Preparing the Next Generation of Board Leaders
Our unique endorsement model helps us identify exceptional women and our bespoke matching service helps us find them a seat at the boardroom.Learn More
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Our Success Stories
Dr. Osifo-Dawodu was appointed to the Board of MedAccess in August 2018. MedAccess is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDC Group (UK's Development Finance Institution) with a mission to increase access to crucial medical supplies in Africa and South Asia. It is an independent non-profit company with an initial capital commitment of $USD 200 million.
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu
Founding Partner, Anadach Group
Kanini Mutooni was appointed to the Investment Committee of the Africa Food Security Fund in September 2018. The Africa Food Security Fund is focused on investments in food production and processing at the SME level throughout the African continent, with a target capitalization USD$120 million. It is managed by Zebu Investment Partners, a private equity fund manager.
Acting Chair, Global Innovation Fund
Sadia Khan was appointed as Independent Board Member of Habib Bank in March 2018. Habib Bank is the largest bank in Pakistan with over 1,700 branches and a presence in 25 countries around the world.
CEO Selar Enterprises
Ayesha Bedwei was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Kuenyehia Trust for Contemporary Art in October 2017. The Kuenyehia Trust for Contemporary Art was set up in 2014 by Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia to promote and advance contemporary art with particular emphasis on art of Ghanaian and African origin.
Tax Partner PwC & Member, Africa Board
Patricia Obozuwa was appointed to the Board of The Water Trust in December 2018. The Water Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering poor rural communities in East Africa to provide clean water and healthy homes. It is headquartered in the US with operations in western Uganda.
Chief Communications &
Public Affairs Officer, GE Africa
Allen Asiimwe was appointed to the Board of The Water Trust in December 2018. The Water Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering poor rural communities in East Africa to provide clean water and healthy homes. It is headquartered in the US with operations in western Uganda.
Executive Director, AVID Development
Tokunboh Ishmael was appointed to the Board of FSD Africa in December 2018. Created in 2012, FSD Africa is a £60 million financial sector development program funded by UK aid from the UK Government. FSD Africa aims to reduce poverty across sub-Saharan Africa by building financial markets that are efficient, robust and inclusive.
Founder and Managing Partner, Alitheia Capital
TheBoardroom Africa team helped MedAccess find an exciting group of candidates to fill a position on our Board. I was pleased to meet high-calibre candidates whose names had not come up through a traditional search firm or our own extensive networks, and the process resulted in the appointment of a terrific individual who regularly brings valuable insights and strategic guidance.
CEO of MedAccess
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